Our Team

  • Helmut Leitner, President

    Set goals and strategic focus. Ensures that local board operates within CSCMP’s Roundtable Policies. Conduct regular and effective board meetings (bi-monthly board meeting, AGM). Ensures goals and objectives are met through board member enablement and participation in fulfilling their individual responsibilities.

  • Marta Ventosa - Secretary and RT Relationship Manager

    Ensures that all required operating reports are completed and submitted. Records and maintains roundtable records as well as submits minutes from each RT Board meeting to the Roundtable Service Centre. Provides registration support. Supports Communication Chair (website, social media). Drives Relationship Management with Sister Roundtable, European Roundtables and Global Roundtables.

  • Thomas Kofler, VP of Programs

    Ensures that topics, formats and speakers (and panellists) are identified, contacted and committed with arrangements made for them to address the RT on a specific date. The program schedule for the entire year (12 months rolling) is pre-planned with replacement programs and short notice speakers on hand in the event of speaker cancellations.

  • Alexandre Sahlia, Event Chair

    Oversee and manage the event and planning process and chair weekly Event preparation meetings according to event checklist. Appoints and/or encourages volunteers to take responsibility of actions. Develops work plan and agenda for the committee to stay on task. Event budgeting. Event Storyboard. Develop Event Policy (entry fees, speaker expenses, gifts)

  • Ling Pizzinato, VP of Membership

    Liaison between the RT Service Center and the RT Switzerland to create Win-Win solutions. Coordinate Roundtable membership and member engagement campaigns. Maintain and review the list of members. Involvement of developing strategy increasing attendance to Roundtable events, membership and member engagement.

  • Oliver Krug, Treasurer

    Manage CSCMP Switzerland Round Table financials: Bank account / Payments / Annual financial statement / Budget planning and monitoring / Tax submission / Ensure financial compliance

  • Guillaume Ralu, Communication Chair

    Develops Communication Strategy. Maintains Website, Leads Communication sub-team. Drives promotion (other websites, ads, posters). Prepares monthly LinkedIn Postings (LinkedIn Group) and email Newsletter.

  • Steven Priestley, Sponsorship Chair

    Contributes to alignment on annual expectations/financial targets from sponsorship. Reviews and develop sponsorship guidelines and code of conduct. ‘Contract’ with current and future sponsors. Develops relations with sponsors and ensure adherence to guidelines (CSCMP and sponsors)

  • Matheen Sait, Education Chair

    Liaises between the RT and local educational institutions. strives to improve the level of communication between educators and business communities. Facilitate Educational Initiatives (trainings, internships, graduate programs) between Universities and Global Service team. Supports Young Professional team by engaging students.

  • VACANT, Hospitality Chair

    Leads the organisation of regular informal Networking events and ensures that CSCMP guests feel welcome at events.

  • VACANT, Community Chair

    Facilitates Team Building and prepares social events. Facilitates Team Development and Succession Planning for Roundtable and YP forum. Manages “soft” aspects in relationship with speakers and stakeholders

  • Christian Plesca

    Ensures understanding of the needs of young professionals at any stage - graduates, new positions in SC or already on career path -  is represented. Promotes , engages and coordinates activities that provide necessary tools for young professionals to develop a valuable network, get involved and grow professionally. Develops a YP team which is supporting the Mission and activities of the CSCMP CH RT whilst providing learning, inspiration and networking opportunities to the participants. Supporting the communication team.